• Kinesiology dance students and faculty rehearsing

    Department of Kinesiology

  • Kinesiology students working with laboratory equipment and clients

    Department of Kinesiology

  • Kinesiology students and various exercise participants

    Department of Kinesiology

  • Kinesiology dance students performing

    Department of Kinesiology

  • Adapted Exercise

    Department of Kinesiology

Athletic Training


The Athletic Training Program at CSUN has been in existence since 1974 and is currently accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) through the 2016-2017 academic year. Our program is housed in the Department of Kinesiology within the College of Health and Human Development (HHD) and is an academically rigorous program in which athletic training students (ATSs) earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Athletic Training (BSAT). The AT Program is in accordance with the Board of Certification, Inc (BOC) Role Delineation Study.

BOC Exam Pass Rates by Cohort

Academic YearNumber of GraduatesNumber of Graduates Taking ExamNumber and Percent of Graduates Passing (1st-time pass) Number and Percent of Graduates Passing (regardless of attempts)
2011-12 1515 12 (80.0%) 14 (93.3%) 
2012-13 1616 14 (87.5%) 15 (93.7%) 
2013-1413 13 10 (75.0%) 13 (100%)
Three Year Aggregate44 44 36/44=81.8% 42/44=95.45%

Vision Statement

The Athletic Training Program at California State University, Northridge seeks to promote and further the athletic training profession through the professional development of high-quality athletic training professionals.

Mission Statement

Athletic Training Program at CSUN is committed to providing a high-quality education to prepare competent entry-level athletic trainers through case-based learning, which emphasizes critical thinking and decision-making skills. Through diverse educational experiences, and faculty and staff commitment to the profession, the program seeks to foster an environment in which ATSs graduate and become competent clinicians and productive members of society.